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The location of Ottumwa Junction









Introduction ...

Below are places that are relatively close to Ottumwa Junction.

This page contains six sections:

Around Ottumwa Junction ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Ottumwa. It lies immediately southeast of Ottumwa Junction. Ottumwa has a population of 24,600 people.<1>

The next largest community is Oskaloosa. It is located about 20 miles [32 km] to the northwest of Ottumwa Junction and has a population of 11,400 people.

Below is a sample of neighboring communities: Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting in Ottumwa Junction.<2>

Agency     [Map]
7 miles [11.3 km] miles to the southeast of Ottumwa Junction.

Batavia     [Map]
14 miles [22.5 km] miles to the east of Ottumwa Junction.

Blakesburg     [Map]
11 miles [17.7 km] miles to the southwest of Ottumwa Junction.

Carbon     [Map]
10 miles [16.1 km] miles to the south of Ottumwa Junction.

Cedar     [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the north of Ottumwa Junction.

Chillicothe     [Map]
5 miles [8 km] miles to the northwest of Ottumwa Junction.

Cliffland     [Map]
8 miles [12.9 km] miles to the southeast of Ottumwa Junction.

Competine     [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the northeast of Ottumwa Junction.

Eddyville     [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the northwest of Ottumwa Junction.

Floris     [Map]
13 miles [20.9 km] miles to the southeast of Ottumwa Junction.

Fremont     [Map]
11 miles [17.7 km] miles to the north of Ottumwa Junction.

Hedrick     [Map]
10 miles [16.1 km] miles to the northeast of Ottumwa Junction.

Kirkville     [Map]
7 miles [11.3 km] miles to the northwest of Ottumwa Junction.

Martinsburg     [Map]
13 miles [20.9 km] miles to the northeast of Ottumwa Junction.

Ottumwa     [Map]
2 miles [3.2 km] miles to the southeast of Ottumwa Junction.

For more communities neighboring Ottumwa Junction, please visit our County-by-County Page for Ottumwa Junction.

Wapello County ...

Ottumwa Junction is located in Wapello County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Wapello County: Appanoose, Davis, Jefferson, Keokuk, Mahaska, Monroe & Van Buren.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Ottumwa Junction ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Ottumwa Junction.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Ottumwa Junction. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ottumwa Junction. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit:

For the State of Iowa

Iowa Tourism

Parks for Iowa

Fishing in Iowa

Hunting in Iowa

TripAdvisor Link for:

Iowa Statewide Tourism

Also of Interest:

National Park Service (NPS) sites in Iowa

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Iowa

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Iowa

Airports Near Ottumwa Junction ...

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would better fit our travel plans.<3> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Ottumwa Junction.

Please keep in mind that these airports were chosen based on their air-distance from Ottumwa Junction. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Ottumwa Junction.

Large Airports

Des Moines Intl.  (DSM/KDSM) <4>   [Map]
71 miles [114.3 km] miles to the West Northwest of Ottumwa Junction.

Kansas City Intl.  (MCI/KMCI)   [Map]
170 miles [273.6 km] miles to the Southwest of Ottumwa Junction.

Eppley Airfield  (OMA/KOMA)   [Map]
180 miles [289.7 km] miles to the West of Ottumwa Junction.

Rockford Intl.  (RFD/KRFD)   [Map]
189 miles [304.2 km] miles to the East Northeast of Ottumwa Junction.

Lambert - St. Louis Intl.  (STL/KSTL)   [Map]
192 miles [309 km] miles to the Southeast of Ottumwa Junction.

Rochester Intl.  (RST/KRST)   [Map]
197 miles [317 km] miles to the North of Ottumwa Junction.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Kirksville Rgnl. (IRK/KIRK)   [Map]
66 miles [106.2 km] miles to the South of Ottumwa Junction.

The Eastern Iowa Airport  (CID/KCID)   [Map]
68 miles [109.4 km] miles to the North Northeast of Ottumwa Junction.

Southeast Iowa Rgnl.  (BRL/KBRL)   [Map]
70 miles [112.7 km] miles to the East Southeast of Ottumwa Junction.

Quincy Rgnl.  (UIN/KUIN)   [Map]
100 miles [160.9 km] miles to the Southeast of Ottumwa Junction.

Quad City Intl.  (MLI/KMLI)   [Map]
104 miles [167.4 km] miles to the East Northeast of Ottumwa Junction.

Waterloo Rgnl.  (ALO/KALO)   [Map]
104 miles [167.4 km] miles to the North of Ottumwa Junction.

General Aviation Airports

Ottumwa Industrial Airport (OTM/KOTM)   [Map]
4 miles [6.4 km] miles to the North of Ottumwa Junction.

Oskaloosa Muni. (ICAO: KOOA)   [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the North Northwest of Ottumwa Junction.

Albia Muni. (FAA ID: 4C8)   [Map]
17 miles [27.4 km] miles to the West Southwest of Ottumwa Junction.

Bloomfield Muni. (FAA ID: 4K6)   [Map]
21 miles [33.8 km] miles to the South of Ottumwa Junction.

FAirfield Muni. (ICAO: KFFL)   [Map]
23 miles [37 km] miles to the East of Ottumwa Junction.

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Des Moines Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: DSMICAO: KDSM

Website for Des Moines International Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Kansas City Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: MCIICAO: KMCI

Website for Kansas City International Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Quad City Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: MLIICAO: KMLI

Website for Quad City International Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Waterloo Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: ALOICAO: KALO

Website for Waterloo Regional Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Ottumwa Industrial Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: OTMICAO: KOTM

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Oskaloosa Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KOOA

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

FAirfield Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KFFL

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Centerville Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KTVK

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Pella Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KPEA

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Eppley Airfield     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: OMAICAO: KOMA

Website for Eppley Airfield

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Knoxville Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KOXV

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Rockford Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: RFDICAO: KRFD

Website for Rockford International Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Lambert - St. Louis Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: STLICAO: KSTL

Website for Lambert - Saint Louis International Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Rochester Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: RSTICAO: KRST

Website for Rochester International Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Kirksville Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: IRKICAO: KIRK

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

The Eastern Iowa Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: CIDICAO: KCID

Website for The Eastern Iowa Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Southeast Iowa Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: BRLICAO: KBRL

Website for Southeast Iowa Regional Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Quincy Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: UINICAO: KUIN

Website for Quincy Regional Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Iowa

About Wapello County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ottumwa Junction. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ottumwa Junction.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ottumwa Junction) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ottumwa Junction. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.0483, Longitude: -92.4396     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ottumwa Junction have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Ottumwa Junction), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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<4>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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